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Here we are presenting statistics for a historical unit, which may have changed its boundaries significantly during the period covered.

Preferred Name:
PORTSMOUTH
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Ancient Parish
Civil Parish
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10200246
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 218.

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was succeeded by PORTSMOUTH EP Ecclesiastical Parish F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 218.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
HAMPSHIRE Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 218.
PORTSMOUTH PLU/PLPar/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1836 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 617.
KINGSTON Registration sub-District     1881 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area, Houses, and Population of Civil Parishes in the several Registration Sub-Districts in 1871 and 1881'.
KINGSTON AND EAST SOUTHSEA Registration sub-District     1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Registration Counties, Districts and Sub-districts with their constituent civil parishes. - Urban or Rural District in which each parish is situated; Area; families or separate occupiers, and population, 1901 and 1911; and population enumerated in Institutions, large establishments, and on vessels, &c., 1911'.
LANDPORT Registration sub-District     1881 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area, Houses, and Population of Civil Parishes in the several Registration Sub-Districts in 1871 and 1881'.
NORTH END AND BUCKLAND Registration sub-District     1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Registration Counties, Districts and Sub-districts with their constituent civil parishes. - Urban or Rural District in which each parish is situated; Area; families or separate occupiers, and population, 1901 and 1911; and population enumerated in Institutions, large establishments, and on vessels, &c., 1911'.
PORTSEA AND LANDPORT Registration sub-District     1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Registration Counties, Districts and Sub-districts with their constituent civil parishes. - Urban or Rural District in which each parish is situated; Area; families or separate occupiers, and population, 1901 and 1911; and population enumerated in Institutions, large establishments, and on vessels, &c., 1911'.
PORTSMOUTH MB/CB Local Government District   1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 616.
PORTSMOUTH USD Sanitary District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 619.
PORTSMOUTH Borough Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 616.
PORTSMOUTH AND MID SOUTHSEA Registration sub-District     1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Registration Counties, Districts and Sub-districts with their constituent civil parishes. - Urban or Rural District in which each parish is situated; Area; families or separate occupiers, and population, 1901 and 1911; and population enumerated in Institutions, large establishments, and on vessels, &c., 1911'.
PORTSMOUTH AND PORTSEA ISLAND Liberty Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 615.
PORTSMOUTH AND SOUTHSEA Registration sub-District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 2, 'Area and Population in Registration Districts and Sub-Districts and in Civil Parishes'.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
18 Aug 1882 was reduced to enlarge PORTSEA AP/CP (2 parts) Houses in 1891: 67.   1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Areas of Civil Parishes effected by Local Government Board Orders under the Provisions of the Divided Parishes Acts of 1876 and 1879, or by the Act of 1882'.; D.P. ACT, 1882
31 Mar 1900 was enlarged by gaining part of PORTSEA AP/CP Houses in 1901: 9856.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; The Portsmouth Corporation Act, 1899
31 Mar 1900 was enlarged by gaining part of PORTSEA AP/CP Houses in 1901: 9146.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; The Portsmouth Corporation Act, 1899
31 Mar 1900 was enlarged by gaining part of PORTSEA AP/CP Houses in 1901: 8332.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; The Portsmouth Corporation Act, 1899
31 Mar 1900 was enlarged by gaining part of PORTSEA AP/CP Houses in 1901: 8297.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; The Portsmouth Corporation Act, 1899
09 Nov 1904 was enlarged by gaining part of WIDLEY CP Population in 1911: 588.   1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 13, 'Changes in the boundaries of civil parishes during the intercensal period 1901-11; effected under the provisions of the Local Government Acts of 1888 and 1894, and by Local Acts'.; The Portsmouth (Extension) Order, 1904
01 Oct 1920 was enlarged by gaining part of WIDLEY CP Area: 1914 acres. Population in 1921: 2616.   1921 Census of England and Wales, Table 6, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1911-21'.; Portsmouth Corporation Act, 1920
24 Sep 1922 was reduced to enlarge ALVERSTOKE CP/AP   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; Southampton AC Gosport and Alverstoke UD Council Act, 1919
01 Apr 1932 was enlarged by the abolition of FARLINGTON AP/CP Area: 1100 acres. Population in 1931: 2824.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table B, 'Areas altered between 26th April, 1931 and 30th June, 1934, showing constitution as at the latter date, in terms of constitution as at the former date, together with particulars of acreage and population'.; M. of H. Order No. 76234. The Bournemouth and Portsmouth Order, 1932
01 Apr 1932 was enlarged by the abolition of PORTCHESTER AP/CP Area: 159 acres. Population in 1931: 314.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table B, 'Areas altered between 26th April, 1931 and 30th June, 1934, showing constitution as at the latter date, in terms of constitution as at the former date, together with particulars of acreage and population'.; M. of H. Order No. 76234. The Bournemouth and Portsmouth Order, 1932
01 Apr 1940 was reduced to enlarge ALVERSTOKE CP/AP Area: 1 acres.   1951 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 30th June, 1934, and 8th April, 1951)', for 'Administrative Areas (excluding Wards)'.; The Gosport Corporation Act, 1939

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
EASTNEY Manor     The National Archives, Manorial Documents Register
FRATTON Manor     The National Archives, Manorial Documents Register
MILTON AND EASTNEY Manor     The National Archives, Manorial Documents Register
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth CP/AP through time | Census tables with data for the Parish-level Unit, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10200246

Date accessed: 20th November 2017